PlantsCercis→Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis var. canadensis)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: 2 to 4 inch dry, flattened bean-like pod containing several seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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